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Comparing  to schools matching your chosen characteristics.
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This benchmark was created using the following criteria.
Characteristic Default school value Comparison criteria
Finance type Academy Academies
Number of pupils 829 656 - 1013
School phase Secondary Secondary
Urban / rural location Urban and city Urban and city
Percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals 29.9% 21.9% - 37.9%
Pupils with special educational needs who have statements or education and health care plans 1.8% 0% - 9.8%
Pupils with English as an additional language 41.4% 33.4% - 49.4%
Within your local authority - No
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2022 - 2023, academies from 2021 / 2022

Total expenditure

Staff total

Premises total

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Occupation total

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These are costs associated with occupying the school building. They include energy, water, sewerage, rates, insurance, and catering.
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Supplies and services total

Interest charges for loans and banking

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This includes:

  • interest paid on overdrafts and other liabilities

It excludes:

  • interest received

Special facilities total

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This includes:

  • swimming pools and sports centres
  • boarding provision
  • rural studies and farm units
  • payments by your school to another school for the benefit of pupils at the other school
  • pupil inter-site travel, eg moving between sites
  • expenses relating to before and after school clubs
  • delegated home to school transport
  • indirect employee expenses and agency staff expenses relating to a special facility
  • purchase of trading items for re-sale, eg school uniforms, books, stationery
  • donations paid by the school to a charity
  • community education with a benefit to the pupils at the school

It excludes:

  • staff costs associated with managing and supporting the special facility for directly employed staff
  • staff teaching in the special facility
  • school trips
  • residential special schools
  • any community-focused expenditure
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School context data

School name Local authority School type Number of pupils
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The data below is from the latest year available. For maintained schools this is 2022 - 2023, academies from 2021 / 2022
Comparison schools
School Pupils Phase of education Ofsted rating Key stage 2 progress Progress 8
Reading Girls' School
Northumberland Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7PY
688 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.96
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Baylis Court School
Gloucester Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3AH
928 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.69
Well above average
Progress 8 score
The Totteridge Academy
Barnet Lane, Barnet, London, N20 8AZ
810 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.60
Well above average
Progress 8 score
Grace Academy Coventry
Wigston Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2RH
843 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 18 December 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
0.10
Average
Progress 8 score
City of Peterborough Academy
Reeves Way, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5LQ
815 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 March 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.14
Average
Progress 8 score
Colne Primet Academy
Dent Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 8JF
746 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.28
Average
Progress 8 score
Thomas Becket Catholic School
Becket Way, Kettering Road North, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6HT
840 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.28
Average
Progress 8 score
Thistley Hough Academy
Thistley Hough, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 5JJ
998 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.32
Below average
Progress 8 score
Lawn Manor Academy
Salcombe Grove, Swindon, SN3 1ER
823 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 January 2020
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.46
Below average
Progress 8 score
Beechwood School index school
Long Readings Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 1QE
829 pupils Secondary phase 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.50
Below average
Progress 8 score
Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy
Maidenhall Approach, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8PL
699 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.53
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Lyng Hall School
Blackberry Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 3JS
882 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 June 2019
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.57
Well below average
Progress 8 score
King's Academy Prospect
Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
980 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
-0.58
Well below average
Progress 8 score
Chiltern Academy
Gipsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3GF
923 pupils Secondary phase Not rated ofsted rating
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL
886 pupils Secondary phase 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
N/A
Key stage 2 progress score
N/A
Progress 8 score
Comparison schools
School name Reading Girls' School
Address Northumberland Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7PY
Pupils 688 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 25 November 2021
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.96 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Baylis Court School
Address Gloucester Avenue, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 3AH
Pupils 928 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 17 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.69 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name The Totteridge Academy
Address Barnet Lane, Barnet, London, N20 8AZ
Pupils 810 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 07 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.60 Well above average Progress 8 score
School name Grace Academy Coventry
Address Wigston Road, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2RH
Pupils 843 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 18 December 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
0.10 Average Progress 8 score
School name City of Peterborough Academy
Address Reeves Way, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 5LQ
Pupils 815 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 27 March 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.14 Average Progress 8 score
School name Colne Primet Academy
Address Dent Street, Colne, Lancashire, BB8 8JF
Pupils 746 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 16 May 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.28 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thomas Becket Catholic School
Address Becket Way, Kettering Road North, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN3 6HT
Pupils 840 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 13 February 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.28 Average Progress 8 score
School name Thistley Hough Academy
Address Thistley Hough, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 5JJ
Pupils 998 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 May 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.32 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Lawn Manor Academy
Address Salcombe Grove, Swindon, SN3 1ER
Pupils 823 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 22 January 2020
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.46 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Beechwood School index school
Address Long Readings Lane, Slough, Berkshire, SL2 1QE
Pupils 829 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 3 Requires improvement ofsted rating
Inspected 26 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.50 Below average Progress 8 score
School name Stoke High School - Ormiston Academy
Address Maidenhall Approach, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8PL
Pupils 699 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 30 March 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.53 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Lyng Hall School
Address Blackberry Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 3JS
Pupils 882 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 19 June 2019
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.57 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name King's Academy Prospect
Address Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX
Pupils 980 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 05 October 2022
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
-0.58 Well below average Progress 8 score
School name Chiltern Academy
Address Gipsy Lane, Luton, LU1 3GF
Pupils 923 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating Not rated ofsted rating
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
School name Maiden Erlegh School in Reading
Address 81 Crescent Road, Reading, RG1 5SL
Pupils 886 pupils
Phase of education Secondary phase
Ofsted rating 2 Good ofsted rating
Inspected 06 June 2018
Key stage 2 progress
N/A Key stage 2 progress score
Progress 8
N/A Progress 8 score
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